By Oluwatomiwa Ogunniyi
July 10, 2022 | 12:40 p.m.
Summer is the season between spring and autumn, usually in the months of June, July and August. Summer is often considered the best season as you can take advantage of the brighter evenings to spend more time with loved ones or even try something new. There are endless fun things to do…
Summer is the season between spring and autumn, usually during the months of June, July and
August. Summer is often considered the best season because you can enjoy the
brighter evenings to spend more time with loved ones or even try something new.
There are endless fun things to do this summer and they don’t even have to be huge experiments.
So grab a notebook and start planning. With your own bucket list in hand, this summer
is sure to be the best summer yet.
1. VISIT THE OCEAN
Summer is the best time to visit the ocean for a day full of sand and sun. Build sandcastles,
searching for seashells, playing beach ball, painting while sipping wine, flying a kite and waking your
inner child. You can also lie on the beach and enjoy the sound of the waves and the sea breeze.
2. TAKE A FAMILY PHOTO
Taking a new family photo is a great idea this summer. Make it a point to get your entire
family this summer for a quality family photo. Whether you use the self-timer function
on your own camera or hire a professional photographer, now is the perfect time to take a picture that
you can hang on home and smile every time you see it.
3. READ A NEW BOOK
Whether you like to read a suspenseful thriller or a beautiful romance novel, you can use your
free time to try to take care of yourself and immerse yourself in a good book.
4. TO GO SWIMMING
Bathing in a lake, ocean, river or pool will always make you relish the embrace
cool water on a hot day. So enjoy a relaxing float or wade with your family because
swimming is a fun way to exercise.
5. GOING TO THE GYM
Research has shown that people are generally more active during the summer due to longer hours
daylight and warmer weather. It is very important to build muscle because building and
muscle toning brings benefits such as improved balance, fat burning and bone loss. And it can
also help you with daily tasks; it is essential that you add frequent visits to the gym into your
6. CONNECT WITH NATURE
Summer time is the best time to connect with nature; the physical world collectively comprises
plants, animals and landscape. One way to connect with nature is to sleep under the
stars to experience the breathtaking view that the stars have to offer.
seven. TRY NEW RECIPES
Step away from your usual recipes and try to create a unique meal. You can leave
your comfort zone this summer trying to make you and your loved ones a new dish.
8. TAKE A ROAD TRIP
Plan and make a stress-free weekend in a new place for just a few days that you
offer you fantastic new experiences. You can also change it by making longer trips
and see more places.
9. TECHNOLOGY DETOX
Detox from technology for a few days by putting away your phone, computer and TV
for at least two or three days and allow yourself to create deeper connections with yourself, your family
and friends and nature too.
ten. HIKE AND EXPLORE A NATIONAL PARK
National parks offer so much to explore and discover. Exciting hikes with incredible views,
national parks are excellent summer destinations. So visit your favorite national park this summer
or visit a park you’ve never been before. You can enjoy it with your family.
11. LEARN SOMETHING NEW
Learn something new this summer by visiting a museum, aquarium, art gallery or science center.
So the whole family can learn new things about history, art, science or biology.